• synopsis

    Sumru is finishing her MA in music anthroplolgy at Istanbul University.  To finish her studies she travels  to the South East of Turkey.  The short trip turns into the longest journey of her life.  Not only is she being confronted with her own fate, ut also with the desitiny of a whole region.

  • cast and crew

    writer/director Özcan Alper

    dop Feza Caldiran

    set design Mohammaed Mokhtary

    editors Ayhan Ergürsel, Thomas Balkenhol, Umut Sakallıoğlu

    executive producer Asli Filiz

    producers Soner Alper, Ersin Çelik, Guillaume de Seille, Titus Kreyenberg,


    in coproduction with Nar Film and Arizona Film

    funded by Turkish Ministry of Culture, CNC, Eurimage, Film und Medienstiftung nrw

  • festivals and awards

    Adana Golden Ball: Best Actor: Durukan Ordu, Best Music: Mustafa Biber, Best Cinematography: Feza Çaldıran, Yılmaz Güney Award, Turkish Film Critics Association (SİYAD) Best Film Award; IFF Kerala FIPRESCI Award for Best Film, 2011, IFF Malatya: Best Film, Best Director, Best Music


    Toronto, IFF Rotterdam, Istanbul Film Festival, IFF Sofia, Adana Golden Boll, Kerala, IFF Prague, IFF Belgrade